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. >> the oakland first friday art festival starts with changes after the deadly shooting of a high school senior. businesses and organizers are discussing ways to improve safety. the event starts at 5:00 and ends at 9:00, an hour earlier. extra police and private security will be on patrol. the size of the venue has been reduced from a dozen blocks to five blocks. performances are focused around "healing." >> the fremont police department has announced plans for a gun buyback program march 16. a donation by a private citizen allows them to host the buy back for residents and will be held at the fremont fire training facility on stevenson boulevard. the money to be offered was not provided and the police department will release more information about the event next week. >> new details about the latest person charged in the murder of a millionaire. our media partner, the "san jose mercury news" reports a 33 year oat katrina fritz was a main girl among a string of prostitutes. documents show that the cell phone records show she and her brother were in contact with each other during the home invasi
or another event at at&t park will now cost you more. you may want to grab some extra change. >> abc7 news goes one-on-one with actor harrison ford and why he was in >> good monday morning at 4:53. at golden gate bridge, traffic is moving fine but mike says you don't have to worry about the rain today. when do you need to start thinking about it? we will check in a moment. sue hall has the traffic coming up. >> parking meter fees are going up around at&t park in san francisco with meter hours extended until 10:00 p.m. monday through saturday around the ballpark at 25 cents an hour from 6:00 to 10:00 but on game days it increases to $7 an hour. the first event increase meter rate is the world baseball classic spring pre-season. >> it does not look so spring like. >> we were spoiled yesterday. it is time for the weather to change. right, mike nicco? >> we needed the change because we need the change. radar is quiet across the entire state. we will look at what is going to happen this afternoon. we will have temperatures in the upper 60's to low 70's through the central valley and low-to-mid
to saturday. >> there are a few things can you do to adjust to the time change. experts recommend start changing your routine a few days ahead of time. each night, go to bed and get up 15 minutes earlier. move the alarm far away so you have to get out of bet. it sounds like sleep training with babies. you want to move your schedule, do it 15 minutes at a time. >> anyone here want to get up 15 minutes earlier? >> please! >> no comment. because there is no good comment . >> now a look outside at what is going on you can see the wall of water developing over the ocean where the greatest instability is. the ocean water is warmer than land right now so when you bring that cold air over the warm ocean water you can see what it is doing with yellow developing out there that is light-to-moderate rain. it is all headed toward us. the closer you are to the coast the more likely you are to get wet. the bay bridge, they said would cut off at 2:30 but they have been keeping it on longer. it is fascinating. how do you dress when you leave the house? san jose is at 42 and mill valley, same thing. 40 a
cases against goulet while in the army were dropped in change for accepting less than honorable discharge saying he could have been in jail rather than preying on women and killing two police detectives. goulet ambushed sergeant butch laker and elizabeth butler before he was killed. >> the city council of santa cruz will tackle the growing homeless problem. there is renewed focus in finding a long term solution after 100 were moved out of the tent city last friday from a park. city leaders offering sweeping proposals and a memo and will look at more affordable housing operations, increased enforcement, and encouraging faith-based groups to stop feeding the homeless and, instead, shift their efforts to finding housing. >> president obama begins making the first of three rare trips to capitol hill today to meet with rank and file lawmakers for a budget. he will speak with senate democrats and house of representatives republicans tomorrow. on thursday, president obama will be back again for meeting with house of representatives democrats and senate republicans house g.o.p. budget c
to get the ban and will deliver a petition with 55,000 signatures to state regulators considering changes to state home furnishing guidelines which allow the chemicals' use. >> i am feeling like i should buy a lottery ticket. lisa said the chances for rain are not that great and -- boom! -- so what does that say? >> we are talking about isolated showers here around santa cruz, notice we have a little activity offshore and the hills of the east bay and low clouds will accompany this with a little bit of mist and drizzle as you head out. it will be cool and with that, the temperatures are being held fairly much in the 40's to near 50. hayward is near 50. los gatos is at 45 and 40 in santa rosa. always head out the door look for the cloud cover and cool conditions, 40's and 50's and by the afternoon the sea breeze kicks up mostly to partly cloudy skies, mid-60's an the bay with upper 60's inland east bay staying cool in the 50's at the coast and a look ahead, featuring the partly cloudy skies today, better chance of rain tomorrow, with similar temperatures. by friday, behind the system, a qu
, the first act after a night changing night. with those words, history was made. phone francis is the first pontiff, ever, from latin america. echoing the roar of 100,000 people in st. peter's square last night overwhelming enthusiasm from his home in argentina. >> i always say, he will be one of the best popes we have ever had. >> there he is cardinal bergoglio, a modest man with a passion for ministering to the poor. >> he has taken the name of st. francis for the first time which is clearly a signal he wants to show a different face of the church, a face of the poor. >> at 76, consider add dark horse candidate he is not what most expected to see. following the white smoke and anticipation, this newly named pope emergeed and prayed. >> welcomed by faithful with open arms. >> as you mentioned, later today pope francis will celebrate mass with the cardinals who elected him as the sistine chapel and. meet with pope benedict in the coming days. eric? >> marci, it is busy even after the period you are talking about. what is going on between now and the installation? >> he has been very busy wi
change. >> relief for passengers on a stalled cruise ship and now passengers on another could be facing a voyage from...well... the "t" word. >> and galaxy has been unveiled by samsung. the tech editor says it is solid but the gimmicks may not be enough to switch iphone users. >> she likes the new app with the special camera. >> news agency social media editor is charged with helping to hack the "los angeles times" website, and the justice department says the man was fire add few days earlier by the television station owned by the same company as the "los angeles times" and he gave log in information to the >> cupertino, concord, wine country, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, 4:39 on this friday. a live look at san francisco and the bay bridge. it looks like it is windy but it is not that much. there are just a few clouds. mike will tell you about a cool down for st. patrick's day and a bigger change next week. >> president obama is coming to the bay area to help raise money for fellow democrats. he will headline fundraisers in san francisco on april 3 and 4 wit
that expel add gay team last year is now adopting new guidelines ahead of an expected change on the national winter. the boy scout counsel released results of a survey that show 81 percent want lgpt's in scouting and 55 percent want to change the ban on gays, the same troop that expelled a boy after he came out while working toward eagle scout, the highest rank. the national organization has a new nondiscrimination policy to be voted on in may. >> time for a check on the weather forecast. >> not much fog to speak of this morning. right, mike? >> few clouds but no reporting stations. here is a beautiful picture, you can see downtown toward the east bay hills where we have the clouds hugging your hills right now. as far as what is going on with the rain season, we put a small pinprick dent in it but we are still 6" in santa rosa and 5.5" in san francisco and san bruno and oakland and 3.5" in san jose and livermore and you can see we need more rain. we have a transition that will be breezy at times with a few clouds but a bright are day. we start off in the 40's this morning and hanging out mai
. >> the parking changes along a popular san francisco street that >> a massive wildfire continues to rage this morning in tennessee in the smoky mountains destroying dozens of cabins and threatening a neighborhood. 35 cabins have burned to the ground as crews from 25 different agencies battle the 300-acre fire that broke out yesterday afternoon. cabins have been evacuated and homeowners living on the other side of a ridge have been told to prepare to evacuate. no injuries have been reportd and no estimate on when the fire could be maintained. >> f.a.a. officials are investigating the deadly crash of a private plane that slammed into a neighborhood. two of the four people were killed this yesterday's crash. three more people on the ground are in the hospital. the pilot radioed he was having electrical problems right before the crash the at least 200 people in the neighborhood were evacuated for several hours because of a gas leak caused by the crash. >> the highway patrol is investigating whether reckless driving is to blame for a deadly accident on interstate 680. a motorcyclist died in a
in the south and west, life expectancy for women has dropped. disadvantaged white women saw the biggest change but researchers are not sure why. some experts say it could be tied to higher smoking rates, obesity, and less education. life expectancy for men is holding steady and in some places improving. >> coming up, getting rid of red light cameras, the bay area city where drivers may no longer is to worry about that in the sky. >> the city of hayward will continue getting rid of red light cameras that were installed at intersections that had a lot of accidents but only half have seen a decrease and three have seen an increase. the cameras cost close to $1 million a year, the same as the revenues the city generates from broad light tickets. police recommend phasing out cameras as contracts expire in the fall. let's talk angels and demons for a moment. this photograph was taken three weeks ago at city hall by a pastor at santa rosa posting it on facebook. they were praying for criminal defendants but behind the three heads is a demon-looking face and the pastor says it is a sign that evil spir
cat she loved, changed, the 24-year-old was cleaning a large enclosure alone and the lion, a male african lion was in a different area. according to the county coroner, a gate or door was somehow left open. >> it was my understanding that the cat had just been fed and there was food in the bowl but the cat ignored the food in order to go out and have access to this young lady. >> the lion broke her neck. it happened quickly but the lion tossed around her body for nearly half an hour. that is how long it took for deputies to take down the lion. >> we are a family. we lost two family members. >> she was doing what she loved and she did it with joy every day that she worked here. and he is going to be missed. >> hanson joined the project survival's cat haven team in january. it was supposed to be a six month long internship. she called it her dream job. >> she gave me a tour before i left the next day and threw back, including the lion that killed her. >> state and federal authorities are now investigating. officials want do know if the lion was acting strangely before the attack. wh
and spending cuts. >> boy scouts of america has a questionnaire on a change in the policy banning gay scout leaders and members, e-mailing to 1.1 million adult scouts with a list of five questions: is it acceptable for a gay and straight scout to share a tent overnight? the scouts are posing such questions as the organization tries to determine whether to lift or modify their gay ban. cow leaders will vote on the issue in may. >> the bay area newest ferry service is in financial service. why the problem could be a big win for commuters between the east bay and the peninsula. >> have you filed your taxes yet? the small mistake that could delay hundreds ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusts of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >> south san francisco's struggling ferry service has new ideas to get more on board.
throughout the city. the municipal transportation board voted unanimously yesterday to change the transportation code to allow the mobile phone service to be implemented. the legislation comes from growing competition from other ride share and cab service programs that already take advantage of the conductivity of small phone customers. >> when it rains catching a cab is tougher and we have had rain? >> no doubt. mike? >> we are going to start with what going on outside. we have wet weather out there today. we have high temperatures in mid-50's at the coast and upper 50's to low 50's for the rest of us. be prepared for wet weather at any time. the moist flow is still coming in from the west. we do have snow at the highest elevation in the sierra but a lot of rain down to the lake levels. here is what will happen if you are traveling: most of the wet weather along 80 if not south of that today, we will have 60 at sacramento and monterey, and 50 at tahoe and snow above. about accident if los angeles with mostly cloudy conditions and cloudy and 90 at palm springs. >> we have live
liked the mopie which can change how you use your phone. >> you feel more liberated, not so nervous or anxiety of using your phone all day long. >> it champions iphones and the company has similar battery pack cases for other >> cupertino, concord, wine country, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back on this friday morning, 4:42. vallejo police are asking for help in finding a man who assaulted a woman on sunday afternoon on a park trail. investigators released a sketch of the man who grabbed the woman on a trail. they say he came up from behind and choked her and tried to drag her to a creek bed but she fought back and got away. the man is described as 5' 10" weighing 210 and last seen driving away from a two car acura with gray primer on the bumper. >> woman is desperate to find her dog that is trained to help the owner, a plane crash survivor, deal with anxiety, stolen while she fell asleep on the bart. >> i was screaming. >> she woke up in a bart train to find her dog gone. she and her one-year-old dog were headed home on wednesday night from the san francisco
learned as children from these games. >> reporter: so much has changed, the current play station and xbox are being replaced this year, and everyone here is carrying an ipad. >> we're looking at getting into the mobile market. >> microsoft is showing off tablet and phone games alongside the xbox. >> i think mobile is where games are going. >> as they explore undeveloped future, they're also facing another question. how to make money when players, more and more, expect their games to be free. >> they want to play without paying real money. >> how to make money for a game that's free to download without scaring players off. >> the free to play space will be huge. >> don't count out the old games. >> with a playstation 4 and a new xbox on the horizon. >> really the future of the counsel space. >> hewitt-packard is reportedly trying to remove their name from the stadium. it cost them $3.1 million a year to have their name on the staid owe. >> david chu, the sierra club, and others are teaming up today to try to eliminate the sale of bottled water. the san francisco examiner reports that parks
a friend home starting a petition drive on the web site. >> change.org to help their classmate who were visiting family in mexico when their visas expired and they are told they have a five year wait to return. the brothers hope this will convince the senator to introduce legislation to help bring he and his parents back to the bay area. >> colorful spring celebration from ear to india, the annual holy festival with hindus marking the start spring and the colors that come with it. photographs from southeast india where children are celebrating by throwing brightly colored powder at each other the can you get in on the action, too, with a two-day festival next weekend at stanford and many others away the bay area. >> next at 5:00 a.m., nabbed after leading cops on a chase. who police found behind the wheel of this stolen car. >> the gun control >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, at 5:00, thanks for joining us on this thursday. i am kristen sze. >> i am eric thomas and you may run into sprinkles. >> lisa argen checks it out. >> we have low clouds,
:57. next at 5:00 a.m., big change is happening at the golden gate bridge toll plaza, days before it switched to all electronic tolling. >> an about face in the murder of a popular newspaper vendor who served bay area families f >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning on this monday. it is 5:00. thanks for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> i am eric thomas. lisa is here this morning to check the weather forecast for us. what could you have for us? >> good morning, we are starting off nice and quiet but not talking about any rain today or tomorrow for the most part. maybe some sprinkles in the north bay. but changes occurred yesterday. you could feel it with the sea breeze. it was cool in spots but, still, mild in the afternoon. those days are behind us and upper 30's in napa and santa rosa and mid-40's in san francisco, to the upper 40's around oakland. the rest of the morning, look for 30's and 40's with the fog in the north bay, napa and santa rosa and mississippi with the brisk wind and sea breeze to the upper 60's well inland, though. the tem
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